vid-, video-, vis-, -vision, -visional, -visionally, visuo-, vu-
(Latin: videre, "to see"; plus words with other related meanings: to notice, noticing, noticed; observe, observing, observed; look, looking, looked; perceive, perceiving, perceived, perception; see, seeing, saw, seen, sight; view, viewing, viewed; manifest, manifesting, manifested; reveal, revealing, revealed, revelelation)
Although many of the words in this unit seem to be from other Latin origins, all of them are etymologically derived from the main Latin videre, "to see" element.
2. Someone who works in the video medium recording moving images on tape, disk, or other electro-mechanical devices, or even broadcasting live. On a set, he or she is responsible for the camera and lighting.
Typically, videographers are distinguished from cinematographers because they use electro-mechanical cameras while cinematographers record images on film.
2. Technologies used for the reception and transmission of audio-video signals by users at different locations, for communication between two people in real-time by means of computers.
2. Video sales.
2. A magnetic tape used for recording full-animation video images and sound.
Systems can be one-way, allowing only for the display of selected information, or on-line or interactive, allowing for two-way communication.
2. A small scouting boat used to observe and to report aboiut an opposing naval force.
2. A scene or an area that can be seen, especially one that is pleasing or impressive: "We have a wonderful view of the mountains from our porch."
3. Someone's opinion or judgment on something or particular way of interpreting or thinking about something: "His parents took the view that he had made an error."
4. An act of looking at or inspecting something.
5. A particular position or angle from which something is seen; such as, a bird's eye view.
6. A painting, drawing, or photograph of a scene or building.
7. A general survey of some subject.
2. Any of various optical devices used to facilitate the viewing of photographic transparencies by illuminating or magnifying them.
3. A person who watches television or movies; such as, a viewer of prime-time shows or a viewer of action movies.
2. Not having or expressing opinions or views.
3. That which is not perceivable with the eyes; invisible.
2. A description of something that does not have a view: "No matter how much we tried to look through the frosted windows, the natural surroundings were viewlessly observed." 3. Expressing no views: "The audience was so stunned by his ranting and raving that they just sat there viewlessly."
2. A personal perspective from which a person considers something.
3. A place, spot, or geographical position from which people can look at something and which allows a particular range of sight.
The singular form is vis; the plural form is vires.